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Mar 27, 2011 10:00am EDT
engines of the world. >>onditi: when you go to import goods from japan, korea, china, you will find most of the china industries will be coming to lamu to put up the investment which will be easily accessible to the east african community and that is the biggest economic revolution that the country is going to get into. >>reporter: but environmental campaigners are concerned about the impact of the project especially on marine species living in these waters. the mangroves support crabs, prawns & lobsters that the local fishermenrely on and there is also scepticism that the central government have not been open about the plans. >>badi: it's only a very, very small clique in the cabinet of the kenyan government that knows actually about this mega port project we have now currently nicknaming this small clique as the small black box because the rest of the cabinet ministers don't even know what's happening. >>reporter: this apparent lack of transparency has angered local people, who fear their interests will be bulldozed aside. >>the indigenous people here have lived off the land for g
CNN
Mar 18, 2011 4:00am EDT
. >>> in japan, urgent attempts to avert a nuclear crisis enter a second week at the fukushima daiichi plant. workers douse one of the rea reactors with a water cannon. >>> in libya, gunfire in benghazi. but this time in celebration. rebels are rejoicing. but fears of retaliation by moammar gadhafi's forces are pushing the price of oil higher of. >>> so let's go straight to one of our top stories. the u.n. security council has put moammar gadhafi on notice that it will no longer permit his military bombardment of rebel positions from the air. while the council approved a no-fly zone on thursday authorizing "all necessary measures to protect civilians," libyan's ambassador to the united nations warmly welcomed thursday's revolution. he sides with the opposition and has called on gadhafi to step down. >> i would like to start by thanking the members of the security council for the resolution today. it is a clear message -- it is a clear message to the libyan people that they are not alone, that the international community is with them and they are going to help them to protect themselves
CNN
Mar 14, 2011 4:00am EDT
the toughest and the most difficult crisis for japan. >>> japanese leaders try to move their people forward from one of the country's darkest hours, but there is still a very long way to go. tv is pointing another 6.0 magnitude. it's 5:00 p.m. right now. from cnn hong kong i'm andrew stevens. >> we welcome you to cnn special coverage in japan. >>> now, as the days pass in japan, the death toll continues to climb. friday's earthquake and tsunami have claimed 1,600 lives so far, 1,500 are still missing. those figures are expected to drive dramatically. pictures like this. the devastation of sendai serves as a reminder of the sheer force of the tsunami that inundated them. the situation is bleak for those who have survived as well as survivors are staying in makeshift shelters like this one at a school recovering from the trauma of the past four days and now waiting for news of loved ones. and on top of all that, this japan is racing against the clock to contain what could become a nuclear crisis. images like this have become all too familiar, the white smoke billowing over northeast j
CNN
Mar 16, 2011 4:00am EDT
disaster in japan. and just moments ago, a somber message from japan's emperor in a rare but brief public address live on television. the emperor said he was praying for the safety of those affected by last week's devastating earthquake and tsunami. the japanese government is telling residents within a 10-kilometer radius of a second nuclear plant to evacuate. meanwhile workers have returned to the fukushima daiichi nuclear plant after the government lifted a plant evacuation order because radiation levels were dangerously high. concern continues to grow over the safety of spent nuclear fuel rods at that facility. and authorities are investigating the cause of white smoke or possibly steam rising from the plant's number three nuclear reactor. a top government official says radiation levels around the plant still fluctuate, but it's unclear why. >> translator: one thing i would like to confirm, now this increase in radiation reading and in number three reactor, the containment vessel is it possible that the containment vessel has failed? well, number three reactor needed to have water inje
CNN
Mar 22, 2011 4:00am EDT
a long war in libya as moammar gadhafi digs in. >>> the nikkei rebounds as japan's nuclear angst eases a little bit and tokyo electric is ordered to pay compensation tore radiation leaks. >>> and his satirical take on world leaders and sports figure s. >>> this just in to cnn, israel former president has been sentenced to seven years in prison for rape. he was convicted on two charges of rape and other charges. throughout the trial, he maintained his innocence and continued to accuse his victims of fabricating stories. in. >>> now to libya and the fourth day of coalition air strikes on the country. >> it appears to be moammar gadhafi's compound. >> through the night, pro-gadhafi sources filled the skies of tripoli with anti-coalition fire. no aircraft was shot down. the coalition fired 159 tomahawk cruise missiles, hitting libyan air defense sites from tripoli to benghazi. missile attacks and air strikes have commanded scud missile sites. activity in the sky may now have peaked. the coalition air forces have moved from an action phase to what they call a patrolling phase now. >>>
CNN
Mar 29, 2011 4:00am EDT
, japan's national strategy minister appeared not to rule out nationalizing tepco fully or partially when asked about the government's plans for the company. >>> and elsewhere in the region, nina, you can see the negative sentiment found echoes with energy stocks finishing lower in sidney, as well. >>> let's turn our attention toward the u.s. stock markets. they managed to snap their three-day winning streak. in just the final hour of trading. here's how the numbers settled then. the dow dropped .2%, and when it comes to the nasdaq specifically, ebay shares weighed heavily on that tech-heavy index following the company's move to acquire gsi commerce. when it comes to the broad s&p, that index lost about $25% by the close. this is where we stand in terms of the pre-market action on the futures. and most of those markets up to the tune of about .3% to .4%. of course, things could change rally before they open, as we've seen on the ftse and other european markets starting on a positive note and falling further, pauline. >>> let's update you now on the situation in northern africa. moamm
CNN
Mar 30, 2011 4:00am EDT
. retreating rebels were forced from benjawahd and regrouped. >>> japan working to keep reactors cool and try to prevent radioactive water from leaking to the ocean. tons of water to keep fuel from overheating have been contaminated with radiation. workers are using sandbags and concrete panels to hold back the water. >>> pakistan's cricket team have been practicing for a game for which their world cup, standing, and national pride are at stake. on wednesday, pakistan plays india. a big match helping to soothe often bitter relations. thousands of people are expected to skip work to watch the game. i'm zain verjee in london. "world business today" starts now. >>> good morning from cnn london. >> and good afternoon from cnn hong kong, i'm pauline chu. this is kporld business today. the top stories on this wednesday, march 30, tepco's troubles keep mounting up. now the company's president has been hospitalized, apparently suffering from stress. >> high fuel prices and natural disasters clip qantas' wings. how the australian airline is cutting back. >> and businesses in india and pakistan are
CNN
Mar 2, 2011 4:00am EST
makers there, that's down on news that yahoo! and softbank could unwind the agreement in japan. it could give japan about $8 billion to spend. yahoo! japan up 3.5% in japan. the broader market big falls today. oil and airline companies right around the region, pretty much leading the indices lower. in the main benchmark there down as well as growth numbers, gdp numbers coming out of australia. the economy did grow about .7%. that is a little short of expectations. the s&p down about .5%. shanghai down by not so much. it has been a longer term selloff going on in shanghai. >>> speaking of oil prices, the price of crude peaking again late on tuesday to two-year highs on increased on risk in north africa in the middle east. nymex crude is up .16 cents in electronic trade here in asia. it's under $100 a barrel. it had been up over $100 in new york trading overnight. brent crude seen as a closer indicator of the risk premium now being built to crude oil. that's come off just a fraction. now the price is still $115.36 a barrel. it was up at $116 a little earlier. those levels the highest
CNN
Mar 7, 2011 4:00am EST
soldiers with stun guns. demonstrators know that dictator hosni mubarak is gone. >>> japan, the government is reeling from another scandal. maehara quit on sunday after revealing he received a $3,000 campaign contribution from a korean who is not a japanese citizen. and japanese law forbids such gifts. >>> jacque chirac is about to be tried on criminal charges. his trial on corruption charges dating back decades begins today. the aging chirac denies any wrong doing but could face up to ten years in prison if he's convicted. and that's a quick look at your headlines right now. i'll see you in an hour. but the team at "world business today" starts right how. >>> good morning from cnn london, i'm charles hodson. >> and a very good afternoon from cnn hong kong, i'm andrew stephens. welcome to "world business today." the top stories this monday, march 7th. violence rocks the home of libya's biggest oil refinery. the result rise in crude prices sends stocks sliding. >>> cnn launches a ground breaking initiative to highlight modern day slavery. we'll hear from india and china. >>> and
CNN
Mar 15, 2011 4:00am EDT
community on the northeast coast of japan. >> thanks very much. it's obviously a desperately worrying time for for them and out to them all. >>>. >> translator: we need now for everybody to move out of the 20 kilometer radius from the number one plant. and in areas from 20 to 30 kilometers from the power plant depending on what happens at the power plant. we would like to ask you to remain indoors at home or in your offices. >> words of warning from japan's prime minister after a fire broke out of the fukushima nuclear power plant. this is the area affected. it's now day four for an earthquake and tsunami rocked the country. >> from cnn london, i'm nina del santos. >> you're watching cnn's continuing coverage of the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami in japan. and we begin with key new developments. the japanese government says there has been a surge in radiation levels outside japan's fukushima nuclear power plant. and as a precaution, officials are telling everyone within a 30-kilometer radius to remain indoors. japan's official death toll from friday's quake and tsunami stands
CNN
Mar 17, 2011 4:00am EDT
japan. >>> sea walter being poured from helicopters on to japan's damaged nuclear reactors. that is the scene on thursday. engineers attempt once again to avert catastrophic radiation leaks. the japanese military is dropping tons of water on to two of the six reactors at the fukushima daiichi nuclear plant trying to cool the plant's fuel rods. but the company that runs the plant now reports that the radiation levels actually increased. they're also bringing in police, water cannon. officials say radiation levels right now are too high for personnel to venture inside. >> translator: spence force conducted a spring of water from the air. and the police are also going to start the water spraying by the water cannon trucks. so we're trying to combine the two approaches to maximize the effect of water spraying. >> hundreds of thousands of residents in the area have been evacuated. many are seeking refuge in public shelters. japan ordered people to move at least 20 kilometers away from the plant. but the united states is advising foam stay at least 80 kilometers, 50 miles away. the death
CNN
Mar 11, 2011 4:00am EST
best advice that people can give. we heard that from authorities there in japan saying to people, make your way to higher ground if at all possible. if you're inside a building, try to get out of that building and evacuate because these aftershocks and the tsunamis, they are the deadly mechanism that comes after this initial 8.9 magnitude quake. so we're continuing to watch this. i'm going to hand it over now to anna coren in hong kong. anna. >> thank you very much. let's continue our rolling coverage of this massive earthquake that has hit japan. let's turn to nhk and listen in. >> it has been revised to 8.8. the quake caused tremors with a 7, the maximum scale of 0 to 7. strong tremors were found in many parts of the country including tokyo. tsunamis continue to wash ashore. a devastating tsunami reached over 7 meters. major tsunami alerts of waves remain in place for many other parts of the country. >> extensive damage has been reported. miyagi has been hit. many people are missward a tsunami up to 7 meters tall swept through low coastal-lying areas. the airport is also submerged. p
CNN
Mar 28, 2011 4:00am EDT
fears spread in japan, residents are warned to stay away from the nuclear power plant while shares in tokyo electric power sink. >>> investors kept their cash close to home. now as the region reels from protests, where will the money go next? >>> and japan airlines emerges from bankruptcy administration. we'll tell you the price it's paid. >> for now let's take you straight over to the stock market action here in europe. and we're 62 minutes into the trading day. here's how it looks right now. we are seeing modest gains right across the board. between about .25% to .6%. the dax was hit initially by the chance angela merkel has suffered a defeat. move on to the currency markets because that's affecting the euro, as well. and here we are. we're looking at 1.4074, 1.5983, just a shade under 160 for the cable. a bit of a weakness. and the japanese yen at 80.66. pauline? >>> well, charles, the markets here in asia finished mostly lower this session. the shanghai composite was the only to post gains boosted by financial stocks. uranium producers and mining stocks dragged australia's main be
CNN
Mar 21, 2011 4:00am EDT
conflict in libya escalates. >> the world bank says the disaster in japan could cost the economy $235 billion. >>> and the making of a major tie-up in the telecoms industry, can at&t and t-mobile convince regulators to give their proposed merger a go ahead. >>> an international coalition has brought themselves to moammar gadhafi doorstep. coalition spokespeople say ed c ka cak moammar gadhafi was not the target. qatar is making a direct contribution to the air strike with four of its fighter planes. the no-fly zone is intended to protect libyan civilians. coalition forces have pro-gadhafi supporters outside bengahzi, now an erie quiet has settled over the city. >> the impact of the no-fly zone is being felt in the city of bengahzi from 20 miles, 30 kilometers on the outskirts, air strikes brought moammar gadhafi military machine to a halt. the debris spanning miles. at least 70 vehicles that we counted were destroyed ranging from armored pe eed personnel c to tanks with their turrets off. many people are expressing their gratitude to the international community for finally intervening
CNN
Mar 31, 2011 4:00am EDT
. >>> radiation levels at fukushima power plant in japan have reached a new high. radioactive iodine is more than four times the legal limit. they don't knsnoknow if it's co from the air or leaking from the plant. france's president is there to show france's concern for their people. world headlines starts now. >>> good morning from cnn london. i'm charles hudson. >> good afternoon from cnn hong kong. i'm pauline chu. this is world business today. the stop stories, march 31st, compensation claims and cleanup costs. the cleanup from fukushima daiichi plant gets more and more expensive. >>. >>> awaiting results of stress tests. >>> this man is the son of libya's leader. he also interned at several u.s. companies. find out what he got out of that placement and what the companies he worked with had hoped to get out of him. >>> let's get straight over to the stock market here in europe. 62 minutes into the trading day. and very much a mixed picture. i think after what has been a week of some recovery on stock markets and we've seen some gain, really, they're marking time. zurich is off by ab
CNN
Mar 24, 2011 4:00am EDT
video was posted on youtube but we can't confirm its authenticity. >>> in japan, the disaster death toll is nearing 10,000, with more than 16,000 missing. three workers at the daichi nuclear power lant weplant were to hospital after coming into direct contact with nuclear material. and there is a run on bottled water after fears that radiation contaminated tap water. >>> a u.s. soldier has pleaded guilty that he and other soldier s killed for sport last year, photographs were apparently showing him and others posing over the bodies of dead afghans. those are the headlines. "world business today" starts right now. >>> hello again. good morning from cnn london. i'm charles hodson. >> and good afternoon from cnn hong kong, i'm pauline chiou. this is "world business today." the top stories on thursday, march 24th. portugal's prime minister quits as parliament votes down plans to tighten austerity measures. now an eu bailout looms. >> japan's devastating earthquake continues to disrupt the global supply chain. we look at why it can be harder to get ahold of a toyota car or an ipad 2. >>>
CNN
Mar 10, 2011 4:00am EST
. japan's nikkei lost 1.5% after figures showed the country's economy shrank more than they thought. it contracted by 1.3%, more than an initial reading of contracting by 1.1%. in australia, the s&p asx 200 also shrank by 1.5%. and mining and energy firms lost ground. as for the hong kong's hang seng, almost 1%. banking and insurance stocks were topping the loser's board there. and some unexpected trade date from china dragged the shanghai lower, it shrank about 1.5%. let me give you a little detail on that because china surprised analysts by reporting a trade deficit of $7.3 billion in february. quite a dramatic change from back in october, for example, we were looking at a trade surplus of more than $27 billion for china. well last month, the country's imports soared to $104 billion but exports rose slightly. that actually left china with the first trade deficits since march 10. experts say it was due to the lunar holiday when china's output falling dramatically. economists had expected china to report a trade surplus for february. let's look at united states and investors in the
CNN
Mar 23, 2011 4:00am EDT
in japan. black smoke has been seen rising out of the fukushima daichi plant number three reactor building. this is the reactor that has been giving crew there's some trouble the past couple of days. tokyo electric power company says some workers have been evacuated from the plant. we will have more on that from tokyo a bit later on in the show. nina? >> pauline, let's turn our attention towards libya, where coalition bombs and missiles continue to rain down. aircraft like this u.s. marine corps harrier jet have flown more than 212 missions so far against the libyan forces. ships in the mediterranean has launched more than 160 tomahawk cruise missiles. in the daylight the damage is becoming clear. this is what is left of several large rocket launchers, trucks and also other military hardware in tripoli's port area. far to the east, a u.s. fighter plane crashed due to mechanical problems. that happened near the opposition strong hold of bengahzi. the two-man crew parachuted from the doomed aircraft. u.s. marines managed to extract crewmen, one was picked up by rebels and taken to a
CNN
Mar 8, 2011 4:00am EST
buy and use slaves. examples, western europe, the united states and japan. nina? >>> well, andrew, like any major criminal enterprise, human trafficking takes a coordinated effort to police forces right around the world to break. but just how big is this particular business? let's have a look at it. as you can see, it's about $20 billion. that's how big this market is and the world bank says that buy conservative estimates, the cost of human trafficking in terms of underpayment of wages and recruiting fees is actually more than this $20 billion figure. experts themselves say that slaves are being used in every imaginable market. >> the supply is huge. 2.5 billion people living in poverty for starters. on the revenue side it's not just agriculture and domestic servitude. there are dozens of industries that have documented, in which traffic slaves or slaves of other kinds are being exploited in the world, not just commercial sex, tea, fireworks, leather, the list goes on and on. >> the list indeed does go on and on. it's hard commodities, soft commodities. for example, before you ta
CNN
Mar 4, 2011 4:00am EST
the u.s. dollar in japan, that helped the exporters. all in all, hong kong up 1.25%, shanghai 1.3%, and australia with a 1.2% gain. >>> well, if you thought that was impressive, let's have a look at the u.s. markets. and essentially what we're looking at is the best sessions of gains so far this year for the dow in thursday's trading. encouraging report on jobs, which we had out on wednesday. ahead of the big jobs report later today, along with an easing of energy prices. dow up by 1.6%. the nasdaq, doing even better than that, very nearly 2% to the good, and the s&p 500 somewhere between the two, up by 1.75%. now, i think we're going to have a less feverish start when trading begins later on friday. this is a look at the futures market, and this is really flat. overall, looking to see whether that is going to continue. what i think will really be setting the tone for the trading day as i mentioned is the latest u.s. jobs report, the non-farm payrolls for february are due right before the opening bell. and, of course, come on the heels of good news on jobless claims. 368,000 peopl
CNN
Mar 9, 2011 4:00am EST
we've been following tonight. an earthquake out of japan. i want to show you this graphic. as we go over, we have the 7.2 earthquake. and of course, that is a very strong earthquake. happened about 100 kilometers offshore of japan. now, since then, we've picked up nearly 15 aftershocks ranging anywhere from 4.1 up to potentially about 5.7. we'll continue to see that threat. but good news is, we're not getting any reports of any damages. we did have a tsunami that was generated about .54 meters and works out to be roughly 1.8 feet. luckily no injuries or reports of damages. >> luckily, indeed. thanks very much for that. >>> the tourism industry is vital to many economies around the world. we're at the world's largest travel fair where countries from right across the globe, including civil war ravaged libya are hoping to entice visitors. "world business today" continues in a moment's time. and also . like nature valley. granola bars made with crunchy oats and pure honey. nature valley -- 100% natural. 100% delicious. but sometimes i wonder... what's left behind? [ female announcer ] i
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